Historic District Landmarks Commission
The Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC) is the City's regulatory agency for local Historic District Landmarks Commissions outside of the Vieux Carre. Established in 1976, this agency provides the staff and office space for the two Commissions, the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission and the Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commission.
The two Commissions safeguard the heritage of the City by preserving and regulating historic landmarks and historic districts which reflect elements of its cultural, social, economic, political and architectural history. They preserve and enhance the quality of neighborhoods, strengthening the City's economic base, stimulating the tourist industry improving property values, fostering economic development, and encouraging growth
Attention: The Wednesday, October 4, 2017 CBD HDLC commission meeting has been cancelled due to lack of business.
Attention: The Thursday, October 5, 2017 New Orleans HDLC commission meeting has been relocated to 1340 Poydras Street, 21st floor conference room due to City Council Budget Hearings in the City Council Chamber.
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HDLC WELCOMES FOUR NEW LOCAL HISTORIC DISTRICTS!
UPTOWN, CARROLLTON, MID-CITY and PARVIEW
The HDLC recently added four new partial control districts. The HDLC will now review proposals to demolish buildings in Mid City, Parkview, Carrollton and Uptown historic districts. This review was previously performed by the Neighborhood Conservation District Advisory Committee (NCDAC). The HDLC also established a full control area on South Carrollton Avenue from the River to Earhart Boulevard and extended the St. Charles Avenue District from Jena Street to South Carrollton Avenue.
HDLC HOURS OF OPERATION
HDLC is located on the 7th Floor of City Hall and is open to the public the following hours:
Monday -Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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